So the Red Sox beat Toronto 14-1 on Monday. Fourteen runs? That once was the total Red Sox output for a week.
Maybe they actually be a contender again. Tom Caron is thinking that in his column.
The blog will be taking a break for a few days, so it will be interesting to see how the standings change this week.
New York 50-48 (4 back)
Toronto 51-49 (4)
Boston 47-52 (7.5)
Tampa Bay 47-53 (8)
The Sea Dogs continue to look like a playoff team, beating Binghamton 6-4. Ryan Lavarnway joined the Dogs on a rehab assignment, going 0-for-4 with an RBI ... Derrik Gibson (.328) went 4-for-5 ... Sean Coyle (.326) 2-for-5 ... and Blake Swihart (.295) 1-for-3.
Pawtucket won as Allen Webster (3.10) put in another fine start: 7 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 3 K.
Jake Peavy (1-8, 4.59) goes for the Red Sox Tuesday night ... The Sea Dogs have home games Tuesday and Wednesday against Binghamton.
I'll check back during the weekend